Exploring Play: free online course

How important is play to a child? Does play help us to learn? The School of Education and Future Learn are launching a free seven week online course which delves into the definitions of play.

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Join The School of Education from the comfort of your own home, learn something new or develop your understanding in a subject you’re passionate about.

This course will be of interest if you wish to work or study in the fields of psychology, playwork, childhood studies, play therapy, hospital play, teaching, childcare, or if you just want to better understand your relationship with the children in your life and your own play.

To join the course, or to find out more visit futurelearn.com/courses/play.

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